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■(TB) 'Lover's Lane'

1991, Blyth

'Lover's Lane' (Barry Blyth, R. 1991). Seedling# Y4-5. TB, 38" (97 cm), Very early to early bloom. Standards pure white; falls heavily ruffled champagne to pastel apricot; beards apricot tangerine. Sibling to 'Breezes'. Tempo Two 1992/93.

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From Tempo Two catalog, 1992: LOVERS LANE (Blyth 92 Aust) VE-E 38". One to start off the season, the standards are pure white; falls are champagne to pastel apricot with apricot beards. Flowers are ruffled and lilting and branching is good with up to 10 buds. Fertile and a fine parent. (Sister to Breezes). Sdlg YS-4. $25.00.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
19A8C913-61BD-4E9A-9B8B-6FF50C3AD033.jpegjpeg 19A8C913-61BD-4E9A-9B8B-6FF50C3AD033.jpeg manage 417 K 12 Sep 2020 - 01:53 RachelMarks Lovers Lane
Lovers-LaneN.jpgjpg Lovers-LaneN.jpg manage 33 K 23 Oct 2011 - 00:10 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
LoversLane01.JPGJPG LoversLane01.JPG manage 28 K 25 Sep 2014 - 20:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
LoversLane4.jpgjpg LoversLane4.jpg manage 578 K 19 Jan 2017 - 22:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
LoversLane5.jpgjpg LoversLane5.jpg manage 54 K 19 Oct 2013 - 02:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
LoversLane6.JPGJPG LoversLane6.JPG manage 140 K 30 Apr 2021 - 16:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
LoversLane6.jpgjpg LoversLane6.jpg manage 42 K 29 Nov 2013 - 02:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
LoversLaneIF.jpgjpg LoversLaneIF.jpg manage 18 K 28 Nov 2011 - 19:13 Main.Betsy881 Photo from The Iris Farm
Lovers_Lane_238.jpgjpg Lovers_Lane_238.jpg manage 33 K 10 Mar 2012 - 06:11 Lover's Lane
loverslane01.jpgjpg loverslane01.jpg manage 63 K 11 Nov 2014 - 21:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
loverslane02.jpgjpg loverslane02.jpg manage 50 K 05 Aug 2015 - 03:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
loverslane03.jpgjpg loverslane03.jpg manage 57 K 05 Aug 2015 - 03:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
loverslane04.jpgjpg loverslane04.jpg manage 72 K 05 Aug 2015 - 03:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
loverslane05.jpgjpg loverslane05.jpg manage 50 K 05 Aug 2015 - 03:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
loverslane06.jpgjpg loverslane06.jpg manage 51 K 02 Jan 2016 - 20:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
loverslane3.jpgjpg loverslane3.jpg manage 27 K 01 Aug 2017 - 03:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Loktev's Iris Garden-Russia
loverslane4.jpgjpg loverslane4.jpg manage 45 K 05 Apr 2013 - 15:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Country Delight Iris
Topic revision: r25 - 01 May 2021, Harloiris
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